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  • IAEA chief Yukiya Amano (AP Photo)

    U.N. nuclear agency says North Korea mission on hold

    The head of the U.N. nuclear agency on Monday said his organization does not plan to send a mission to North Korea any time soon, despite an invitation from Pyongyang.

  • Yukiya Amano (center), director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), speaks to the media at Vienna International Airport near Schwechat, Austria, on Tuesday, May 22, 2012, after returning from Iran. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

    U.N. nuclear officials to meet with Iranians

    The U.N. nuclear agency chief on Monday announced new talks with Iran and urged it to sign a deal that would relaunch his long-stalled probe into suspicions that Tehran worked secretly on atomic arms.

  • Illustration: Iran box by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    BOLTON: Baghdad dreaming

    Having apparently learned nothing from 10 years of futile negotiations with Iran, President Obama seemed perilously close late last month to yet another deal purportedly making "progress" eliminating the ayatollahs' nuclear weapons program.

  • World powers negotiators arrive May 23, 2012, at the Baghdad International Airport in Iraq. Negotiators from the U.S. and five other world powers sat down with a team of Iranian diplomats to try to hammer out specific goals in the years-long impasse over Tehran's nuclear program. (Associated Press)

    U.N. agency finds higher enrichment at Iranian site

    Inspectors have found traces of uranium enriched at an Iranian site to a level that is slightly closer to the threshold needed to arm nuclear missiles, the U.N. nuclear agency said Friday.

  • International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief Yukiya Amano (left) talks with reporters during a news briefing at the conclusion of his meeting with Iran's top nuclear negotiator, Saeed Jalili (right), in Tehran on Monday, May 21, 2012. (AP Photo/IRNA, Adel Pazzyar)

    U.N. nuclear chief in Iran on key mission

    The head of the U.N nuclear watchdog, in Tehran on a key mission that could lead to the resumption of probes on whether Iran secretly has worked on a nuclear weapon, said Monday that he had met with Iranian leaders amid a "good atmosphere."

  • Yukiya Amano (left), chief of the International Atomic Energy Agency, met with Iran's top nuclear negotiator, Saeed Jalili (right), on Monday in Tehran, hoping to get the OK to resume inspections of the Islamic republic's nuclear sites. (Associated Press)

    Tehran talks 'good,' U.N. nuke chief says

    The head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog, on a key mission that could lead to the resumption of probes on whether Iran has secretly worked on a nuclear weapon, said Monday that his meeting with Iranian leaders had a "good atmosphere."

  • Nackaerts (Associated Press)

    Both sides see progress in Iran talks

    U.N. nuclear negotiators seeking to probe Tehran's nuclear program for signs of secret work on atomic-weapons technology spoke of a good exchange of views Tuesday after talks with Iranian officials, who described the meeting as having made progress.

  • ** FILE ** A satellite image provided by DigitalGlobe and the Institute for Science and International Security shows the military complex at Parchin, Iran, about 19 miles southeast of Tehran, in August 2004. (AP Photo/DigitalGlobe and the Institute for Science and International Security)

    U.N. nuclear agency, Iran begin new talks

    A senior U.N. nuclear agency official urged Iran on Monday to allow access to sites, people and documents it seeks in its probe of suspicions that Tehran conducted secret research into nuclear weapons development.

  • Nuke agency wary of N. Korea's invitation

    As international tensions rise over a planned North Korean rocket launch, the U.N. nuclear agency is taking a wait-and-see attitude on an offer from the North to allow agency experts back into the country, according to a letter shared with the Associated Press.

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